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pinWhat does Bjorn mean?

Bjorn /bjorn/ as a boys' name is pronounced bee-YORN. It is of Scandinavian and Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Bjorn is "bear". Variant of Bernard. Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg.


Bjorn has 4 variants: Bjarn, Bjarne, Bjorne and Bjornsterne.

Related boy name: Bern.

Bjorn has 5 more relations via Bernard: Barny, Bear, Bern, Bernd and Bernt.

Kreatif forms: Bjornna, Bjornnu. [more]

pinHow popular is Bjorn?

Bjorn is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#47735 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Bjorn for boys. Bjorn reached its apex position of #96 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2013)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bjorn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bjorn outside U.S.

The only other prominent variation form of Bjorn is Bernard. These forms of Bjorn were at the top of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.477%) and have become much less common since.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bernard in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bjorn outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Bjorn is alike in pronunciation to Beirne, Berne, Biron, Born, Borne, Bourn, Bourne, Buiron, Burn, Burne, Byrn and Byrne. Other suggested similar baby names are Borg, Boyn, Bron, Brown, Gjorn, Jorn, Lorn and Thorn. Like Bjorn, these names are not commonly used.